Over 6000 participants gathered in Cancun, Mexico, on 22-26 May for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, hosted by the Government of Mexico and organized by UNISDR.
Disaster Risk Management
A few weeks ago Haiti was hit once again by a natural disaster. Hurricane Matthew killed more than a thousand people and caused massive damage to infrastructure and personal property in rural towns and villages.
A regional forum was just taking place in Sendai of Japan where dozens of mayors and local governments in Asia-Pacific region met and shared their ideas and hopes about things to do to address any potential danger in their region: natural disasters.
19 - 23 May 2013.